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Collaboration between companies and VET in training activities

2022-03-24T11:48:19+01:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

Collaboration between companies and high schools has been lately an important type of partnership.  The advantages of this type of collaboration appears on both side. Companies can access the pool of young and talented workforce and influence their education while students get free teaching and learning materials as well as early work experience, which in the future may result in more attractive job offers. These collaborations between schools and companies are very important for the creation of long-lasting partnerships. Alternanza Scuola Laboro During their school year, students work as interns in companies for a few months. This project, so called “Alternanza [...]

Self-reliance of workers in practice

2022-03-24T11:25:48+01:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

20 years of experiences with an individual learning account in the Belgian clothing industry Introduction In the framework of the European Commission Work Programme 2021, one of the New Policy Objectives is to assess the possible impact of an Individual Learning Account. This plan is part of the follow-up to the European Education Area and the updated skills agenda. Maybe most interesting, the learning account fits in promoting our European Way of Life, one of the six major policy objectives. We would rather expect a learning account in a socio-economic atmosphere, oriented to the labor market, but it can certainly be [...]

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